expansionist


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ex·pan·sion·ism

 (ĭk-spăn′shə-nĭz′əm)
n.
A nation's practice or policy of territorial or economic expansion.

ex·pan′sion·ist adj. & n.
ex·pan′sion·is′tic adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.expansionist - of or involving or guided by expansionism
Translations

expansionist

[ɪksˈpænʃənɪst] ADJexpansionista

expansionist

[ɪkˈspænʃənɪst] adjexpansionnisteexpansion slot n (on computer)port m d'extension

expansionist

adjexpansionistisch, Expansions-; expansionist policyExpansionspolitik f
nExpansionspolitiker(in) m(f)

expansionist

[ɪksˈpænʃnɪst] adjespansionistico/a
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The former Secretary-General Foreign Affairs said the incumbent Indian Prime Minister is working on his expansionist agenda and considers Pakistan as a hurdle in realization of his dreams.
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Its expansionist plans are very much evident from its role in the Middle East and from the statements Iranian leaders issue time and again.
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Without naming China, Prime Minister Modi hit out at the expansionist forces that violate land and sea borders and insisted India and Japan should together lead the forces of progress.
In February this year, Modi had accused China of having an expansionist mindset, a charge refuted by Beijing.
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If you compare the forecast economic figures used to justify the unnecessary austerity measures and compare them with the actual figures the policies have been a disaster - worse again when compared with countries which undertook expansionist policies.
The Israeli regime has announced plans to build 184 new settler units in the occupied West Bank as Tel Aviv steps up its expansionist policies in the region.
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